Meet our team
Teresa Daubitz, Program Coordinator
Teresa Daubitz has been Program Coordinator with TIES since October 2021. Prior to her employment at TIES, Teresa was the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for the Abbe Mental Health Center. Most of Teresa's 30+ year career has been focused on community mental health for adults and children. These experiences and community relationships provide well-rounded services for our families. Teresa has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Iowa and holds a Bachelors Social Work License with the State of Iowa. Teresa serves on the State of Iowa Board of Social Workers. Teresa is also on the State of Iowa MHDS (Mental Health and Disabilities Services) commission. Teresa and her husband Marc are empty nesters after raising 4 children following the TIES model and philosophies.
Caitlin Kolosick, Case Manager
Caitlin has been a Case Manager with TIES since March 2022. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mount Mercy University. After graduation Caitlin began her career with HACAP in the Family Support and Head Start programs. Prior to her work with TIES, Caitlin spent the last 10 years working in the mental health field providing support to adults through each stage of their recovery. In her free time Caitlin enjoys spending time with her husband, her two children and two dogs at home when they are not running around to various sporting activities.
Melanie Loesel, Classroom Coordinator
Melanie Loesel has been the Classroom Coordinator with TIES since February 2022. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa. She has always had a passion for working with children and helping families, and has worked with children ranging from infants to 17 years old a majority of her life. She also volunteered with the FAST (Families and Schools Together) program for years which has helped her in this role. Personally, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, watching movies, and traveling in her free time.